Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition

Author: Jerry Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427392
Format: PDF, Docs
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A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This fourth edition includes more on pygmy goats, health care, breeding, and making dairy products. You’ll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats.

Raising Dairy Goats

Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612129323
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Raising a healthy, productive milking herd requires lots of information and close attention to detail. This comprehensive handbook is the only reference you'll need."--Back cover.

Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

Author: Maggie Sayer
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422390
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals.

Raising Goats Naturally

Author: Deborah Niemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925431
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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There is no one-size-fits-all approach to raising goats (or any livestock for that matter). But by working with nature, you can raise happy, healthy dairy goats and produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fertilizer, leather, fiber and soap — all without relying on drugs or following the factory-farm model. Raising Goats Naturally will show you how.

How to Raise Goats

Author: Carol Amundson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760343780
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, one hundred meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this book is for you. Expert, hands-on advice makes it easy to get started raising a healthy herd. Longtime goat farmer Carol Amundson describes the breeds popular in the United States and Canada and explains all the helpful dos and don’ts. You’ll find information about traveling with goats, marketing, treating illness, and more, including a glossary of caprine terms, tables and charts for easy reference, and a list of breed associations. Illustrated in full color, this guidebook is an indispensable resource for those who want to raise their very own goats. Easy-to-follow tips help you to: Choose the right breed for your needs Evaluate and purchase goats House and feed your herd Keep your herd healthy Breed goats and birth kids Market goats and their products Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in this challenging but rewarding venture.

Storey s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock

Author: Sue Weaver
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426787
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. You’ll be inspired by profiles of successful breeders as you learn everything you need to know to keep your miniature livestock healthy and productive.

Raising Milk Goats Successfully

Author: Gail Luttmann
Publisher: Williamson Pub
ISBN: 9780913589243
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Experienced homesteader Gail Luttmann covers goat selection, feeding, pasture, breeding and reproduction, milk and cheese - everything you need to know.

Storey s Guide to Raising Rabbits

Author: Bob Bennett
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424563
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents an overview on rabbits, and offers advice on buying, raising, caring, marketing, and showing them.

Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs 3rd Edition

Author: Kelly Klober
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426868
Format: PDF
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Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.

The Dairy Goat Handbook

Author: Ann Starbard
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1627886915
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Dairy Goat Handbook explains everything goat keepers need to know about their animals, from the best ways to keep them healthy to methods for making delicious goat cheese. The Dairy Goat Handbook is a guidebook for those who would like to raise dairy goats - or dream of raising dairy goats—and want to know how to begin and maintain a successful herd. There are other books on the business of keeping dairy goats, but none quite like this. Written by a dairy goat farmer, this guide combines a deep knowledge of the animals themselves with fifteen years of experience running a successful business. Fully illustrated with photographs of life on a working dairy farm—the goats, the farm, the dairy equipment, and the cheese and milk—this book explains as well as celebrates the life of a dairy goat farmer. The author, Ann Starbard, owns Crystal Brook Farm in Sterling, Massachusetts, where she and her husband raise dairy goats and make fresh goat cheese that they sell onsite, at farmers' markets, and at restaurants. Ann explains the details of raising goats and running a dairy in simple, clear, easy-to-understand language; this is a book for everyone interested in the business of raising dairy goats.